US looted thousands of Iraq’s cultural treasures: Iraqi archaeologist

An Iraqi archaeologist and architect says the United States has stolen thousands of ‘Iraq’s cultural treasures’ during the war in the Arab nation.

“Some 35,000 small and large items are missing from the National Museum of Iraq,” said Ihsan Fathi in an interview with RT earlier this week.

He went on to say that “huge amounts of documents representing historical importance that cannot be assigned a monetary value were taken by the US.”

“Large amounts of currency have been also misappropriated…. …

via The Cuckoo’s Nest http://thecuckoosnest.forumotion.com/t1743-us-looted-thousands-of-iraqs-cultural-treasures-iraqi-archaeologist

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